The Sounding of the Whale
Author : D. Graham Burnett
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Total Pages : 793
Release : 2012-01-31
ISBN 10 : 9780226081304
ISBN 13 : 0226081303
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sounding of the Whale Book Description:

Explores how humans' view of whales changed from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, looking at how the sea mammals were once viewed as monsters but evolved into something much gentler and more beautiful.


The Sounding of the Whale
Language: en
Pages: 793
Authors: D. Graham Burnett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-31 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Explores how humans' view of whales changed from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, looking at how the sea mammals were once viewed as monsters but evolve
The Sounding of the Whale
Language: en
Pages: 793
Authors: D. Graham Burnett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-24 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Explores how humans' view of whales changed from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, looking at how the sea mammals were once viewed as monsters but evolve
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Language: en
Pages: 320
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Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Mary Lou Jones
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-02 - Publisher: Academic Press

The Gray Whale: Eschrichtius robustus provides an introduction to the understanding of Eschrichtius robustus or the gray whale. This book explores the life proc
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Pages: 310
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Pages: 137
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Pages: 152
Authors: Graham Huggan
Categories: Literary Criticism
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The Japanese Culture of Mourning Whales
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Mayumi Itoh
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-05 - Publisher: Springer

This book provides an in-depth study of Japanese whaling culture, emphasizing how the Japanese have considered whales and whaling in relation to their understan
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Language: en
Pages: 688
Authors: Dick Russell
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-20 - Publisher: Island Press

Chronicles the existence of the gray whale, exploring its history and migration, the people who have devoted their lives to studying it, the native peoples who
The Bowhead Whale
Language: en
Pages: 668
Authors: J.C. George
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-11 - Publisher: Academic Press

The Bowhead Whale: Balaena mysticetus: Biology and Human Interactions covers bowhead biology from their anatomy and behavior, to conservation, distribution, eco